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The Best Movies About Stalking

Updated January 12, 2021 2.9k votes 581 voters 62.5k views76 items

List RulesFilms about stalking and stalkers. Vote up the best stalking movie.

There’s nothing quite like the adrenaline rush you get from a good, suspenseful thriller movie! Movies that tell the story about the life of a stalker give us a sense of excitement and fear and the result is a perfect high of adrenaline and entertainment. While there aren’t a ton of movies out there about stalkers, there are some great ones that will certainly make your heart race. What are the best movies about stalking? Vote up the best films below and see where your favorites rank!

The movies on this list all have tell stories about stalking and stalkers. Some are more scary stalker movies and detail what goes on in the mind of a stalker with a dangerous obsession, how they find their targets and what the end result is. Others are completely fictional and create a suspenseful feeling that will keep you on your toes for the full length of the film. And yes, some of the best movies about being stalked are from Lifetime. 

This list features the best stalker movies including, Fear, Single White Female, Cape Fear, The Cable Guy, Sleeping with the Enemy, Fatal Attraction, and The Crush. Vote up the best films and check to see if they are available on Netflix or other streaming service.

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  • 1

    Misery

    Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates
    157
    32

    Released1990

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    Fear

    Reese Witherspoon, Alyssa Milano
    204
    59

    Released1996

    Directed byJames Foley

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    Fatal Attraction

    Glenn Close, Michael Douglas
    124
    30

    Released1987

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

  • 4

    Cape Fear

    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte
    107
    21

    Released1991

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

  • 5

    The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

    Julianne Moore, Rebecca De Mornay
    91
    29

    Released1992

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

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    Single White Female

    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bridget Fonda
    90
    30

    Released1992

    Directed byBarbet Schroeder

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    The Crush

    Alicia Silverstone, Amber Benson
    77
    24

    Released1993

    Directed byAlan Shapiro

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    Hush

    Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr.
    58
    11

    Released2016

    Directed byMike Flanagan

  • 9

    Enough

    Jennifer Lopez, Juliette Lewis
    66
    23

    Released2002

    Directed byMichael Apted

  • 10

    One Hour Photo

    Robin Williams, Connie Nielsen
    70
    27

    Released2002

    Directed byMark Romanek

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    Swimfan

    Erika Christensen, Shiri Appleby
    63
    28

    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Polson

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    Scream

    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan
    58
    27

    Released1996

    Directed byWes Craven

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    Obsessed

    Beyoncé Knowles, Ali Larter
    55
    28

    Released2009

    Directed bySteve Shill

  • 14

    Sleeping with the Enemy

    Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin
    77
    54

    Released1991

    Directed byJoseph Ruben

  • 15

    The Roommate

    Nina Dobrev, Leighton Meester
    52
    30

    Released2011

    Directed byChristian E. Christiansen

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    The Resident

    Hilary Swank, Christopher Lee
    45
    24

    Released2010

    Directed byAntti Jokinen

  • 17

    Unlawful Entry

    Kurt Russell, Madeleine Stowe
    56
    38

    Released1992

    Directed byJonathan Kaplan

  • 18

    Copycat

    Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter
    35
    16

    Released1995

    Directed byJon Amiel

  • 19

    The Invisible Man

    Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen
    21
    4

    Released2020

    Directed byLeigh Whannell

  • 20

    The Bodyguard

    Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner
    36
    22

    Released1992

    Directed byMick Jackson

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    Straw Dogs

    Dustin Hoffman, David Warner
    21
    6

    Released1971

    Directed bySam Peckinpah

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    Play Misty for Me

    Clint Eastwood, Donna Mills
    43
    40

    Released1971

    Directed byClint Eastwood

  • 23

    P2

    Rachel Nichols, Wes Bentley
    10
    0

    Released2007

    Directed byFranck Khalfoun

  • 24

    Pacific Heights

    Michael Keaton, Melanie Griffith
    21
    15

    Released1990

    Directed byJohn Schlesinger

  • 25

    Lakeview Terrace

    Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson
    7
    0

    Released2008

    Directed byNeil LaBute